Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on June 30, 1974 · Page 17
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Aubrey Shepherd Illinois River Gaining Attention Lewis Dawdy, president of an organization calling itself Illinois River Property Owners of Arkansas, Inc., has drafted a letter to the Arkansas Department of Pollution Control and Ecology and to the Environmental Protection Agency, Dallas Office. The letter outlines the group's reasons for opposing the use of the Illinois River as a sewer for Northwest Arkansas. Anyone who cares about the environment or fishing may be interested in joining this non-profit organization. One need not own property in the area to be eligible for membership. Owning a canoe or a fishing rod is likely to make an area citizen as much an interested party as is owning river bottom land. Route 3, Box 168A, Siloam Springs, Ark. 72761, is the address of Illinois River Property Owners of Arkansas. Shirleen Clark may be reached at 524-5225 for further information about a film at the disposal of the group explaining a possible alternative to the dumping of wastewater in the Illinois -- using the nutrient-laden water for irrigation and fertilization after it has passed through secondary sewage treatment. Arkansas' share of the Illinois River is already damaged by mistreatment of several kinds. In places the trees have been cleared from the banks to such an extent that serious erosion has resulted Plowed fields near the river and dirt-gravel roads near the river contribute to environmental degradation in wet times through the washing of loose soil into the water; when the weather is very dry the wind blows unprotected dirt into the clear water, making it muddy But off-color water is not the worst problem created py dirt entering the river: being continuously muddy the river ·quickly silts up, covering the rocky bottom with mud and decreasing the variety and quality of habitat for fish and making spawning especially dif- bass S qUality fish as the * mallm °"th Truly A Scenic River Below Lake Francis the dingy Illinois rapidly cleanses itself and becomes clear and swift -- partly because of the addition of such streams as Flint Creek (west of Siloam Springs). Flint Creek is itself threatened by subdivision developers. The Illinois in Oklahoma is truly worthy of its designation of scenic river Although it lacks the wilderness qualities of the Buffalo River, the Oklahoma section of the Illinois is a fine float and smallmouth bass fishing stream The river has retained some of its fine qualities because many citizens of Oklahoma, including some powerful politicians, have become aware of its importance. But not all the streams of Oklahoma have been so well protected. In fact, most of the really fine ones have been or are being dammed. For instance, the Glover River in Southeastern Oklahoma has been the subject of much controversy in recent vears, and opinion in the area is that the beautifuj'and productive fishing and white water canoeing stream will be dammed soon. Justifying another reservoir in the Broken Bow-DeQueen area requires some top-notch fact juggling, for there is in existence or under construction an amazing collection of lakes near the four-state corner known as the Ark-La-Tex area. The Cossatot Kiver in Arkansas is the most recent victim of the engineers in Razorback land. a r«t«! S M°K lt f e lak TM sitting dose together in the area would be long. These are a few of them: Hugo Reservoir south of Rattan and Northeast of Hugo is soon to be completed. Pine Creek Reservoir ten miles northeast is presently a "hot" new fishing lake Lufkata Dam on the Glover will (unless a new surge of public opinion stops its construction) provide a lake on y ten miles east of Pine Creek. Broken Bow Reser voir is only about ten miles east of Glover River (on Mountain Fork). Ten miles east of this one in Arkansa" In th P V n ,cTr- 0lr K build L ng and ten miles ^ther on the Cossatot. is being dammed. Moving eastward one encounters other lakes on other formerly beau' " · " th , e Saline ' Uttle Missouri 'c Historical Sites One terrible effect of dam building is the flooding of historical sites, often without adequate preservation of artifacts. An exception is the Broken Bow Reservoir which somehow was built upstream from three important tourist attractions: Beaver's Bend l e c£? rl $' the Iargest antl ° ldest tree in Oklahoma, and Stiles museum housed in an amazing old house ' Lewis and Frances Stiles, Route 1, Broken Bow Oklahoma, do a fine job of protecting both, the old house-- with i s three-generation collection oV Indian artifacts, animal hides, deer horns, turtle shells (used in Indian stomp dances for castanets), butterflies old guns, hunting horns spurs, three-toed dinosaur track one only) Caddo burial pottery from Red River exotic buttons, and millstones. The house originally a dog trot (open halhvay) clear , viJ h ^fh leS t7 ai ] lilyJcl ? arges on 'y S 1 00 for allowing a visit to the oldest and largest tree in Oklahoma. The «« a H magm( ^"^ cypress 45 feet in circumference and reputedly 2000 years old. Mr. Stiles reports ,^^i e ' Jf ll w e r e n t partially hollow would equal 27,000 board feet of lumber. Lewis Stiles, unlike many property owners was not tempted to make a quick profit from tZ property he has inherited. If all land owners were as nsponTM We as Lewis and Francis, land use planning would be done wisely without any need for government inter ference. But many persons with n0g senTe o ' h Mo£ or respect for nature would commercialize on such property qmckly and destructively, with no regard for its value for future generations. K Mary Stiles points out that the house resembles a steamboat (its design is a sort of steamboat gothic) when smoke is blowing away from its chimney and it is lighted up at night or early in the morning with a fog partially distorting the view. Situated near the banks of the Mountain Fork River, the Stiles family farm illustrates modern management practices as well as respect for the past and concern for the future. War Eagle Cove is now being run by Phit and Carolyn Stribling from Austin, Texas. They were in the data processing business, cattle ranching, and other businesses. They decided to try the motel and marina business and the Arkansas climate. Boston Cleveland Baltimore Detroit Milwaukee New York Oakland Texas Chicago sas City Minnesota California SATURDAY'S RESULTS Boston 12. Cleveland 2 Chicago 4. Minnesota 3 Milwauke 9, Detroit 0 New York at Baltimore Oakland at Kansas City Texas at California NATIONAL LEAGUE East W L Pel. GB Philaphia - 38 34 .528 -St. Louis 38 34 .528 -Montreal 34 33 .507 l'/i Chicago 30 40 .4Z9 7 Pittsburgh 29 40 .420 V New York 30 42 .417 8 West Los Angeles 50 24 .676 -Cincinnati 43 30 .589 614 Atlanta 41 34 .547 Wi Houston 36 38 .486 14 San Fran 34 43 .442 1717, San Diego 34 45 .430 1814 SATURDAY'S RESULTS New York 4. St. Louis 0 T.os Angeles at San Francisco Philadelphia at Pittsburgh Cincinnati at Atlanta Chicago at Montreal Houston at San Diego SPORTS JJortfctoest SECTION C FAYETOVHU, ARKANSAS, SUNDAY, JUNE 30, 1974 Professional Baseball ·BBBBBmUUimBMBItMIMIBWI AMERICAN LEAGUE East W L 41 31 37 34 36 34 37 35 35 37 35 37 West 41 33 38 37 35 3S 35 36 31 41 31 45 Pel. GB .569 -.521 3Vi .514 4 .514 4 .486 6 .486 6 OAK BROOK. 111. (AP) -To mWeiskopf had to birdie the ast two holes to match par and -- almost -- incredibly -- increased his lead to rive shots Saturday as the fantastically high scoring continued in ttie .554 .507 3'/i .500 4 .493 414 .431 9 .408 11 Pittsburgh Slips Past Phils 6-3 PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pitcher Jerry Kcuss drove in the tie- breaking run with an infield hit in the sixth inning and Richie Zisk slammed a three-run double in the seventh, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 6-; victory over the Philadelphia Phillies Saturday night. The Pirates trailed 2-1 entering the sixth but pushed across two runs on singles by Zisk anc Manny Sanguillen, an intentional walk to Rennie Ston- nctt after the /"nners advancec on the throw from the outfielc following Sanguillen's hit, pinch hitter Ed Kirkpatrick's sacrifice fly and Reuss' infield single. Zisk's bases-loaded douhle in the seventh followed Richie Hebner's single, Al Oliver's double and an intentional walk to Willie Stargcll and chased loser Jim Ixmborg, 10-6. The Phillies broke a 26-innin{ scoreless streak in the third in ning when Dave Cash tripled and scored on Larry Bowa's single to tie the score 1-1. Mike Schmidt's 18th home run of the season gave them a 2-1 leac and Cash homered in the eighth for Philadelphia's final run of Reuss, 7-5. Crucial Games Set In World Cup Soccer FRANKFURT, German (AP) -- The eight soccer team still in contention for thu World Cup tuned up Saturday for what could prove the f a t e f u l 'games for some. Argentina, East Germany Sweden and Yugoslavia all wil, be out of the running if the lose Sunday. Argentina, hit by injuries li defender Enrique Wolff anc ·midfielder Roberto Telch. face: old rival Brazil, the defendinj champion, at Hanover. East Germany also had players on the casualty list as it prepared lo face The Nelhci lands, the favorites for the GUI at Gclscnkirchcn. Defender Ei ich Hamann and forward Eber hard Vogcl defintely will no play and defender Siegmai Waetzlich was a doubtful start or. Both games are in Group A In Group B Sunday. West Germany plays Sweden at Ruesseldorf and Poland play Yugoslavia al Frankfurt. The winning teams in the two groups will meet in Ihe final at Munich s Olympic Stadium July 7. The two runnersun will play for third place July 6. Porkers Sign Track Hopefuls Two high school track athletes from Texas have signed letters of intent wilh the University of Arkansas. Gary Plinario of Richardson, Tex., signed akxig with James Harper of Enis. Tex. Plin.ino ran 13.9 in Ihe 120-yard high hurdles this year and Haiper clocked 46.4 in the 440 ysrc dash. Tour Stars Shoot Sky High Scores Weiskopf Pulls To Western Lead third round of the $200.000 Western Open Golf Tournament. Weiskopf holed putts of 15 and 10 feet on the Last two holes--well after the television cameras had cut away--for a 71 that matched the best score of [he day on the 7.002 yards of worry, water and woe k trees, traps and troubles that make up the new Butler National Golf Club course. His three-round total was 212, Matlack Smothers St. Louis Batters NEW YORK (AP) -- Left- lander Jon Matlack fired a one hitler Saturday, earning his first victory since May 18 and pitching the New York Mets to a 4-0 triumph over the st. Louis Cardinals. The only hit off Matlack was a third-inning single by oppos- 'ng pitcher John. Curtis, who looped a soft, opposite-field liner to left. Matlack, 6-5. had lost four games and had three no-decisions since his last victory. He struck out seven Cardinals and walked three. Carol Jo Skala Braves Storm ForTwo-Under CANDIAC, Que. (AP) -- Carol Jo Skala, visibly shaken by a lightning storm which interrupted her round, nonetheless managed a two-under-par 71 Saturday to take the second- round lead in this stop on the Ladies Professional Golf Association tour. Mrs. Skala. of Shingle Springs, Calif., had a 36-hole total of 139, seven under par on the 6,300-yard Candiac Golf Club course. That gave her a one-stroke lead over Joanne Garner and Judy Kimball, tied for second at 140. Donna Cappni Young, who shot a 69 to tie Miss Carner for the best round of the day, was next at 141. Mrs. Skala was among a number of players still out on the course when play was delayed for 45 minutes late in the afternoon by a severe electrical storm and torrential rain. She took shelter with a number of other players in a rain shed near the 16th green to wait out the storm. I'm a nervous wreck," she said after completing the round. "We were in the shed when lightning hit just outside--so close, it sounded like a bomb went off." Despite (he scare, she man aged to par the final two holes for a one-stroke lead going into Sunday's final round of this 54- hole LPGA event. Cleon Jones and Wawne Garrett accounted for all of f .he Mets' runs. Jones driving in ;hree and Garrett scoring three. In the first inning. Wayne Garrett opened with an intield single against Curtis, and two outs later Jones tagged his sixth homer into the St. Louis bullpen for a 2-0 lead. It stayed that way until the 'ifth when Garrell opened wilh his seventh homer of the season. In the seventh, Garrett led off with a walk and then scored on Jones' double. It was the llth one-hitter in Met history and the second by Matlack. He also pitched the club's last one-hitter, July 10, 1973 in Houston when Tommy Helms touched him for a sixth nning double. Only one Cardinal reached :hird base against the stylish New York southpaw. In the sixth, Tom Heintzelman batted for Curtis leading off and walked, rle moved around on a pair of infield outs but was stranded when Reggie Smith grounded out, ending the .n- ning. ' Heintzelman was the Cardinals' last base runner as Matlack retired the last 12 batters in order. The Mets loaded the bases in the third when Garrett and Jones sandwiched walks arounc a single by George Theodore But Rusty Staub bounced out to end the threat. Theodore's hit ended an O-fpr-17 slump for him. Ted Martinez doubled and reached third on Lou Brock's error with one out in the fifth, but Ken Boswell and Matlack couldn't get him home. Reds Slip Past Atlanta ATLANTA (AP) --Joe Morgan singled home the winning run with his i h i r d hit of the game in the seventh inning Saturday night as the Cincinnati Reds edged the Atlanta Braves 2-1 behind Jack Billingham's six-hit pitching. Morgan's single off loser Ron Reed. 5-4, scoretd Pete Rose, who had singled with one out and moved to second on Cesar Cleronimo's grounder. The victory was the eighth in the last 10 games for the Reds and kept them 6'/i games behind first-place Ix)s Angeles in the National League's West Division. The Herts took a 1-0 lead when Johnny Bench led off the fourth inninrg with his 14th home run of the season. Atlanta tied it in the bottom of the inning against Billingham, 8-6, when Dusty Baker doubled, advanced to third on a single by Mike Lum and scored on Dave Johnson's forceout. Marshall Sets League Record SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -Relief pitcher Mike marshall of the Los Angeles Dodgers set a major league record Satucday, appearing in his 10th consecutive game. M a r s h a l l relieved Dodger starter Doug Rau in the sixth inning, appearing in his 50th garnet of Ihe season. Marshall. 9-3, had been credited with five of the last six Los Angeles victories before Saturday's game. Marshall appeared in 92 games with Montreal last season. Girl* Softball WEST FORK -- In girls softball action played here Saturday afternoon CS Coin defcaled West Fork 13-4 In a Sugar 'n Spice League game, West Fork edged McRoy- McNair 2-1 In 2 Petite league game and West Fork took a J O forefit from the Moon Uoni NEW YORK (AP) - Willis Reed, the New York Knicks, center and former Most Valuable Player in the National Basketball Association, said Saturday he wants to piay )asketball but has no plans for an operation that could extend lis career. The 32-year-old Reed, in a elephone interview from his mother's home in Louisiana, said, "Anything can happen, ut the possibility of my changing my mind and having an operation is very small." Two doctors have told Reed ic must undergo further surgery on his right knee if he s to play next year, but Ihe Snicks' camplain has refused. The club has announced that Reed will not play next season, an announcement that did not make Reed happy. "I want lo play basketball," ie said. "I am willing to play basketball jf that can be arranged without having an operation." Reed, who already has had ihree knee operations -- two m the right knee and one on the left- has seen only limite action over the past three seasons. "No one's guaranteeing that I can have an operation and play basketball." he said. "If they'd say I cam play up lo my maximum abilily, I'd say 'Okay, I want that.' "All I know is I'm only a human being. I'm only o n e person. How many times can you call on me." U.S. Juniors Perform Wei! Against USSR AUSTIN, Tex. (AP) _ America stunned [Russia with a 1-2 finish in the men's javelin Saturday and added a victory in the men's discus to brighten Uncle aSm's hopes for victory in a junior track and field meet between the two countries. The United states jumped to a 106-93 overall lead and a 79-58 edge in the men's division. Frank Perbeck, an 18-year old student fcom Manhattan Kan.. High School, whipped the javelin 236 feet, one inch for five first place points and Gene Lorenzen. a high school senior from Spokane. Wash., placed second with an effort of 232-8 The Russians were heavilj favored in the event Yuri Kopylov of the USSR, who had a personal best of 241-5. could manage only 228-9 and was moved to tears. Robin Earl, a freshman at the University of Washington whirled the discus 171-fect, 4 inches for a first place medal Sergei Zhogole of the USSR was second at 166-4. This is the third year for jun ior competition between the rivals with each country ownirr" a victory. The United Stales won in Odessa, Russia, lasl year. Observer Belts Kemp Associates T h e Washington County Observer blanked Kemp Asso ciales 13-0 behind the two hi pitching effort of J. D. Hash in men's fast pitch soltbal action played Saturday evening at the City Park. Tom Tisdale had a two run home run in the first inning just before Alvy Early blastct a three run homer. In the fourth inning Norm Debryin smashed a .'jrand slam homer Charlie Smith. Jerry Jennings David Kossovcr and J. D. Hash all connected for hits for the winners. Fast Pitch Standings Washington Co. Observer Dandy Oil Interstate Systems City of Fayetteville Baldwin Kemp Associate* Auto Parti 8-0 Reed Rejects Operation On Damaged Leg sne utider par on the baby tionster that is being played by he touring pros for the first '.ime. It was the only sub-par score after 54 holes a n d , with one round to go in the chase for a ;40,000 first prize, the possi- rility still existed that the win- ling score would ho over par or, the third consecutive week, [be -U.S. Open and American ~olf Classic, the two events immediately preceding this event, were won at plus par figures. Weiskopf's five-stroke iidvan- age was within one stroke of he biggest 54-hole lead on the .our this year. J.C. Snead ambled into FPC- nd with another.71--it included /our putls in the 12-lo foot range and two from 35-40 feet-and a 217 total. Red-haired Tom Watson managed a 75 despite putting two balls in the water for a horrendous eight on the 14lb hole. At 218 he was tied with veteran Frank Beard, who posted a 73 in the.gusty winds of the third round. They were (he only players within six shots of the leader and the only ones who appeared to have any chance at the title. Arnold Palmer had a 74--220 and Hale Irwin, Ihe U.S. Open champion, was at 75--221. Lee Trevino flailed away at it II times. Veteran Miller Barber, winner of a record $100.000 in last year's World Open, was mumbling a n g r i l y to himself after an 85. Hair Problem FRANKFURT, Gcrmam (AP) -- Hugo Ayala. Argentine soccer star with the longest hair in the 1974 World Cup soccer competition, has still failec to deliver on a promise to have it cut when his team reached the second round. Two women hairdressers called at the team's hotel hsl week ready to reduce his 18 inch mane. Ayala told them he would think it over and askec them to call again next week. Ant! Jerry McGee, busily engaged in shooting an 84, marched up the 18th fairway with his handkerchief tied arountl his putter, waving a'. white flag of surrender. Tn all, 20 players' in the sur 1 - vjving field of 77 failed to break 80. It represented some of the highest scoring in recent years on the pro tour. Weiskopf. propping for defense of his British Open crown two weeks from now, put together a string of nine consecutive pars on the front side. But he bogeycd the 10th, three-putting, then rallied for birdies on the next two holes' after hitting mid-irons very fter hitting lose to Hie flag. Then came a lapse. He missed Ihc green and ho-': geyed the 13th. He missed the green and bogcyed the 14th. He drove it unplayabl and bogeyed the 15th. THE LEADEUS ; Tom Weiskopt J. C. Snead Tom Watson Frank Beard Chuck Courtney Butch Baird Gary McCord Arnold Palmer Tom Kite Larry Hinson Eddie Pcarcc Joe Porter Al Goibcrgcr Larry Wise Kermit Zarley Jim Colbert Charles S i f f o r r d 71-70-71--212 75-71-71-217 72-71-75--218 7075-73-218 73-71-75 219 76-70-3--2197 70-74-76--?.20 74-72-74--220 75-71-74-- WO 75-72-47--221 71-76-74-2?.! 75-75-71 221 71-71-80 222 74-69-79--222 76-71-75--222 7V-70-75-222 74-76-72-222 Eddie Sutton Fills Razorback Basketball Coaching Vacancy With Hutchinson's Gene Keady Gene Keady. 38, has been named an assistant basketbnll coach at the University of Arkansas, Eddie Sutlon, licacl UA basketball conch, announced Saturday. Ready has been head basketball coach at Hutchinson Junior College in Hntchinson, Kan., since 1967. While, thore, his team had a 187-48 record, won six Jay hawk conference championships, made five N a t i o n a l Junior College Tournament appear an 'cs and finished .second in 197;!. Keady was the Region *) Coach of the Year in 1971, 1972 and 1973. He became an assistant coach at Hntchinson in IMG after leaving Beloit, Kan., High School where he had been head coach since 1959, While at Bo- loit, his teams bad a 100-lfi record, including three state tournament appearances. Keady was an All-Big 8 Conference h a l f b a c k at Kansas Slate. He also lettered in base- hall and studied basketball under Tex Winter. He was a three-sport IcUerman at Garden City Junior College in Kansas in 1964-fia and earned Ail- American quarterback honors. He also played briefly for the Pittsburgh Rteoler.s in 1958. A mitive of Lamed, Kan.; Keady Deceived his bachelors and masters degrees from Kansas Stare. As an assistant coach, hi a duties will include serving as assistant varsity coach and re* cruUing coordinator. "Gene come-:- frorn a rich background in basketball," Sutton said. "He has built a t r e - mendous program at Hutchinson. He's not -inly a f i n e coach on the floor, but he has done an outstanding job recruiting athletes lo Hutcljinson. "I'm olntcd with his decision to join our program. He'll be d great asset. He's highly respected from coast to coast." . . OUT OF TURN FOUR ... Leroy Gilmore of Rogers barrels out of turn jour at the Fayettcville Speedway during the A feature race Friday evening. Gilmore earlier won the first heat and then finished second, in the trophy dash. At Fayetteville Speedway Esery Piles Up Season Points Acton is well underway al the Fayclteville Speedway wilh the mideseason championship races set for July f i f t h . Friday evening a full house watched season point leader Ken Essery of Galena, Mo. pile up even more points. In the first heat Leroy Gilmore of Rogers claimed f i r s t with Wesley Stevens of F'ar- mington in second. Stevens at 1? is the youngest driver at the thrack this season. Ervil Skeltoo of Elluna won the second heal over Jim ,'ampbell of Harrison. Then in the third heal Essery sailed across the finish line in first ahead of Wendell Brewer of Sallisaw, Okla. Esscry won the trophy dash over Gilmore before dominating in the A f c a l u r o . Wesley Slo- vens finished second in the A feature wilh Campbell third, Paul Erwin of Rogers fourth and Jackie Langston fifth. Don Williams of Berryville won the B feature wilh G a r y Weltbaum of Monelt. Mo., second and Kenneth Dennis of Springclale Ihird. In the slreet class, Gary H a n k i n s of Kayetteville won th» first head *'ith Duane Shipley of P r a i r i e Grove second. Eugene Skellon of Muskogee, Okla.. won the second heat over Robert Dash of Prairie Grove. HanVini then won the fealurc over Skellon. in second, and Wan Hatta- h.iugh of Elkins, who claimed third. The mid-season championship races begin next, week at 6:3(L

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